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A Valentine’s Day Gift Guide for Cynics

Celebrate love—and save cash—with the Quiddity Valentine's Day Gift Guide. Published: February 01, 2019

Once upon a time, back in the halcyon days of elementary school, Valentine’s Day was fun. It was simply about gorging on chocolate and exchanging heart-shaped cards with classmates.

Now it’s the holiday we all love to hate, whether we’re in a relationship or single. For the couples out there, it’s an annual test of how much you can celebrate (and spend money on) your signigicant other. For the singles, well, do I need to elaborate?

But if you strip away the sappy love letters, oversized bodega bouquets, and heady displays of public affection, there’s something kind of, well, lovely about it. It’s a day for loving, whatever that means to you. Loving your best friend, your mom, your brother, your dog. Loving the barista who makes you laugh every morning, the co-worker who bakes you birthday cookies, the bartender who gives you a good pour on a bad day.

Maybe we should all just calm down about Valentine’s Day. Hell, why not celebrate it?

Quiddity’s Valentine’s Day Gift Guide has everything you need to woo, charm, or delight that special someone in your life. Sign up here for two emails on February 5th and 6th with thoughtful—not sappy—gifts, plus exclusive discounts on our favorite brands.

Don’t miss the chance to save on unexpectedly romantic gifts from Misen, Happy Socks, and Popup Florist, among others.

Curated By

Frances Thomas

Quiddity Content Editor

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